Childcare, Choice and Class Practices: Middle Class Parents and their Children
Childcare is a topic that is frequently in the media spotlight and continues to spark heated debate in the UK and around the world. This book presents an in-depth study of childcare policy and practice, examining middle class parents’ choice of childcare within the wider contexts of social class and class fractions, social reproduction, gendered responsibilities and conceptions of ‘good’ parenting.
Drawing on the results of a qualitative empirical study of two groups of middle class parents living in two London localities, this book:
This important study comes to a number of thought-provoking conclusions and offers valuable insights into a complex subject. It is essential reading for all those working in or studying early years provision and policy as well as students of sociology, class, gender and work.
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Childcare, Choice and Class Practices: Middle-class Parents and Their Children
Carol Vincent,Stephen J. Ball
No preview available - 2006